Final Fantasy XIV News

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Final Fantasy XIV - 2 months ago

Yoshida, Saito and Yoko Taro talk YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse

Square Enix has released a bonus episode of The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers video series and its titled YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse. It features Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida, Nier series producer Yosuke ...

Final Fantasy XIV - 2 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.3 raises the curtains for Shadowbringers main scenario final act

Producer/director Naoki Yoshida has revealed what is coming to Final Fantasy XIV in Patch 5.3 via the latest Letter from the Producer. It will see the curtains rise for the final act in Shadowbringers main scenario quest line. ...

Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers concludes with Episode Six: Building the Battles

Square Enix has released the sixth and final episode of their video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Building the Battles and it features Masaki Nakagawa (Lead Battle Content Designer) and ...


Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode Five: Spawning the Sounds

Square Enix has released the fifth episode of their video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Spawning the Sounds and it features Masayoshi Soken (Sound Director and Composer) and Go Kinuya (S...

Final Fantasy XIV - 3 months ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode Four: Making the Monsters

Square Enix has released the fourth episode of their new video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Making the Monsters and features Shinya Ichida (Art Team Lead) and Yusuke Mogi (Lead Characte...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode 3: Shaping The Styles

Square Enix has released the third episode of their new video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Shaping The Styles and features Ayumi Namae (Character Concept Artist) and Yuji Yamazaki (Char...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode 2: Forging the First

Square Enix has released the second episode of their new video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Forging the First and features Takeo Suzuki (Art Team Lead), Masato Shida (Background Artist) and Arata Takahashi (Lead Level Designer). ‘Episode Two: Forging the First’ explores the creation...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV team gives fans a look behind the scenes with new video series

The Final Fantasy XIV team have kicked off a six episode video series that will give fans a look behind the scenes at the making of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. Episode One: Telling a Tale is available and goes through the scenario with producer/director Naoki Yoshida, world lore creator and main...

Final Fantasy XIV - 5 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.2, Echoes of a Fallen Star launches February 18

The Final Fantasy XIV team have announced that Patch 5.2, titled Echoes of a Fallen Star will be released on February 18, 2020. It will feature new main scenario quests, a new raid called Eden’s Verse, a new dungeon called Anamnesis Anyder, a new trial called Cinder Drift, new Beast Tribe...


Final Fantasy XIV - 7 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.2 Echoes of a Fallen Star coming soon, surpasses 18 million players

The Final Fantasy XIV team has had quite a bit to share in the latest Letter from the Producer. Firstly, they detailed the next major update to the game, Patch 5.2: Echoes of a Fallen Star. It will bring new Main Scenario Quests, a new Equipment Enhancement Quest Series, a new Trial:...

Final Fantasy XIV - 8 months ago

Xbox head Phil Spencer assures they will be bringing Final Fantasy XIV to Xbox

Xbox head Phil Spencer has revealed at XO19 that they will be bringing Final Fantasy XIV to Xbox at a later date. “I wanted you to know, rest assured that we will be bringing that game to Xbox,” said Spencer. “We have a great relationship with Yoshida-san and we’re working through...

Final Fantasy XIV - 9 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.1 Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty arrives October 29

In the latest Letter from the Producer, the Final Fantasy XIV team have announced that Patch 5.1: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty will be released on October 29, 2019. This will bring the next chapter in the main scenario along with the new 24-Player Alliance Raid: “The Copied Factory”. It will...


Final Fantasy XIV - 10 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.1 Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty will begin YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has revealed in the latest Letter from the Producer that the upcoming Patch 5.1 will be titled Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty. In addition to continuing the main scenario it will also mark the debut of the YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse alliance raid series. It...

Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Live action Final Fantasy XIV TV series from Hivemind and Sony Pictures likely coming to Amazon

Hivemind, the production company behind Amazon's The Expanse and Netflix's upcoming adaption of The Witcher has announced in partnership with Sony Pictures Television that they are developing a live-action television series based on Final Fantasy XIV. It will tell an original story set in the world of Eorzea. It will be...

Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Tom Holland trains to become the Warrior of Darkness in a FFXIV ad with Hannibal Buress

Square Enix has put some serious star power behind their advertising campaign for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers enlisting the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Spider-Man in Tom Holland to train to become the Warrior of Darkness in a new humorous ad with comedian/actor/co-star Hannibal Buress. Tom Holland's new movie Marvel Studios' Spider-Man: Far...


Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers launch trailer is here early

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has shared the launch trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers a little early in celebration of E3 2019. You can check it out below. ...

Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 16 million players, Shadowbringers benchmark now available

The Final Fantasy XIV team have announced in their latest Letter from the Producer livestream that the MMO has now surpassed 16 million players around the world. In addition, they also released the Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers benchmark software to help players get ready for the launch of the expansion on...

Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Yoko Taro asked Naoki Yoshida if he was trying to end Final Fantasy in response to their collab

In an interview with PlayStation Blog, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has revealed Nier series director Yoko Taro's response to the idea of him writing a Nier Automata event in Final Fantasy XIV. “Are you for real?! Are you trying to end Final Fantasy? But it sounds very interesting, so...